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Admitted After Interview Columbia MFA creative producing
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Submission Date: 2020-12-15
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Interview Date: 2021-02-18
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Waitlisted After Interview USC Fall 2021 Film Production
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Waitlisted After Interview USC SCA Film Production - Fall 2021
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Interview Date: 2021-01-25
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    Final Draft SDJ 11.12.20-USC - School of Cinematic Arts Grad School Essay Sherean 11.10.20 .edited PLEASE FORGIVE ME...
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    Of course I'll post it in here. I'm gonna send you a message on IG I saw your profile. Your aesthetics are everything !!!
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    You got Scholarship? That's awesome. FYI the Portfolio Attached checkmark is if the portfolio is included in your Application on this site. (Which...
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    Wow!!! I’d love to read your personal statement. I’m sure you have tons of great stories to tell. Would love to connect on Instagram if you’d...
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